Time: 835 AM Thu May 6, 2021 Forecaster: Brad Simmons

Heavy Precipitation Outlook
Flash Flood Prediction Program

DRY WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING TO ABOVE NORMAL
-A dry NW flow aloft will be over the District today allowing high temperatures to warm into the 70's over the plains with 60's in the Front Range foothills under sunny to mostly sunny skies. Normal high for Denver today is 67 degrees. Surface winds will be light and variable, less than 10mph most areas. Tonight conditions remain dry with lows dropping into the lower 40's plains with some 30's in the foothills.
STORM RAINFALL POTENTIAL AND DURATION: No precipitation expected today or tonight.

A LOOK AHEAD: Temperatures peak on Friday in the lower 80's over the plains with a weak disturbance moving through during the afternoon likely producing high-based shower and thunderstorm activity. The storms that manage to develop look to produce minimal precipitation with gusty winds. Cooler Saturday behind a cold front with highs in the lower 70s. There will be more moisture to work with Saturday and measurable rain is expected and the stronger thunderstorms may become severe with hail being the primary threat. A round or two of thunderstorms looks likely into the evening with some additional rain showers possible overnight. Heavy rainfall threat Saturday appears low at this time.

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